Arts + Culture

How Solitha Wallace is helping Halifax fashion glow up

Her August 13 fashion show at Grand Parade is another example of how the CEO is reshaping the industry.

By Morgan Mullin

Solitha Wallace has been shaking up Halifax’s fashion scene since the mid-2010s, when the model, runway coach and show producer moved to the city for school and was met with an industry so homogeneous—even by fashion’s slim margins of inclusivity—that, as she told The Coast in 2018, “When I first moved here I didn’t think the Black girls were into this.” Things around here have changed a lot since then, in large part due to Wallace’s work...

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